|Henry T. Bahnson papers, 1890s, 1917 - Bahnson, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1845-1917|
Primarily a series of notebooks that appear to have been produced by Henry T. Bahnson in the early 1890s. The notebooks are mostly devoted to details of Bahnson's service in the Confederate Army with the 2nd North Carolina Infantry Battalion until his capture at the Battle of Gettysburg and with the 1st North Carolina Sharpshooters Battalion after his release. They document various aspects of military life, including extensive discussions of foraging, picket duty, and the experience of battle...
Keywords: Bahnson, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1845-1917; Boyd, Belle, 1844-1900; Confederate States of America. Army; Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Battalion, 2nd; Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Sharpshooters Battalion, 1st; Appomattox Campaign, 1865; Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863; Soldiers -- Confederate States of America; North Carolina -- History Civil War, 1861-1865; United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives, Confederate; United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Prisoners and prisons; Virginia -- History Civil War, 1861-1865